Luddite Rebellion, 1811-1816: Stories from father's experiences
during Luddite Rebellion inspired Shirley
Napoleonic Wars, 1789-1815: Initially becomes the basis for
the juvenile writings. The Duke of Wellington, commander at the
Battle of Waterloo, which ended the Napoleonic War was Charlotte's
Regency Period, 1798-1832: Although Charlotte published during
the Vicitorian era, she was greatly influenced by the Romantic movement.
She admired the writings of Byron, Southey, and Sir Walter Scott,
who were famous for their Romantic style.